CHARACTERISTICS OF COOPERATION OF SAN CARLOS FEDERAL UNIVERSITY WITH SOCIETY THE PERIOD 2008 2012
This article aims to analyze whether there was any change in the characteristics of UFSCar cooperation with the company, using as an object of analysis projects established between the university and its external partners, the last five years (2008-2012), which are managed by Institutional Support for Scientific and Technological Development Foundation (FAI). Among the results, it is emphasized that the UFSCar cooperation projects with the environment were characterized, in most cases, by low long intervals. Regarding the type of financing, private companies, the main activities developed with the university under study were the activities Consulting / Advisory and Research and Development Projects. Another important factor was that most of the partnerships with private companies occurred in the Center of Exact Sciences and Technology (CCET) and the Departments of Civil Engineering and Materials Engineering, both in number of projects and volume of resources. Furthermore, it was possible to note the growth potential of the cooperative activity between UFSCar and the company.
PaperID: p 2909-2924
Author's Name: Tatiane da Cunha Villela and Ana Lúcia Vitale Torkomian